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November 6-7, 2004, The Frank Lloyd Wright Fall Tour Fall Tour

Mill Run, PA

Destination: Mill Run, PA
Start Location: Urbana, MD
Time: 9:00 A.M.

We can not accept any more people on this tour, sorry.

Already a dozen rooms have been reserved. It’s not too early for you to plan for the last NCC overnight tour of the year. We will depart from Urbana, Maryland, for a six-hour drive through the, hopefully, lingering fall foliage in Pennsylvania. After a leisurely lunch (restaurant still to be determined), we will head toward Gravity Hill, an especially interesting stop where we’ll experience a strange phenomenon, our Bimmers actually defying gravity. Afterwards, for those who would like to see the Flight 93 Memorial in Lambertsville, we will stop to pay our respects. Then we’ll head to our final destination, Summit Inn Resort in scenic Farmington.

After settling in, we’ll have dinner at the resort and they’ve promised to keep the bar open for us as long as we need. Those who have attended previous drives and overnights with the car club know this is a fun group who enjoy good conversation and the camaraderie enjoying our BMWs and the road brings us.

In the morning we’ll travel 25 minutes to Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Fallingwater for a 10:00 a.m. tour. Then we’ll depart from there for a 1:00 p.m. tour of Kentuck Knob, another Frank Lloyd Wright creation. (Breakfast and lunch will be impromptu and on our own.) After all is said and done, we’ll head on home, which will be about a 3 to 4 hour trip.

There are 25 rooms reserved for us at the Summit Inn at a special rate of $139. Make your reservations early by calling 800-433-8594 to ensure that you get a room at this lovely resort (first come, first served). For those who don’t make a reservation in time, or who would prefer to spend a little less, there is additional lodging 15 minutes away in Uniontown. And we’re hoping to keep the cost of lunch and dinner on Saturday, and admission to both house tours at around $60.00 per person; the details are still being worked out.

We hope to see you there! More details to follow in the der Bayerische and on the website. If you have questions, email the tourmeister, Steven Schlossman, at .

Directions to the Start:

From the Washington, DC, Beltway (I-495)
Take I-495 to I-270 north to exit 26, Route 80.
Meet at the Park and Ride.

From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695)
Take I-70 west to exit 62, Route 75.
Turn left at stop sign to follow Route 75 south.
After 3.2 miles, turn right at stop sign onto Route 80 west.
Continue 4.3 miles, straight at traffic light, Route 355, and through traffic circle.
Turn left into the Park and Ride.

Gas, snacks and rest rooms near the start.

Meal selection form

meals.pdf 59.96 KB

Route Instructions

fallingwater.routes.1.pdf 35.28 KB
fallingwater.routes.2.pdf 34.94 KB
fallingwater.routes.3.pdf 36.61 KB

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